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Jets Lineman's Palestinian Heritage Is A Dog Whistle For Bigots

Jets Lineman's Palestinian Heritage Is A Dog Whistle For Bigots

deadspin.com Updated Jul 11, 2013
New York Jets fifth-round draft pick Oday Aboushi, the 22-year-old offensive lineman from the University of Virginia, is a physical freak. He's 6-foot-6 and weighs over 300 pounds, which is one of the main reasons why he's in the NFL. He's also a Palest…
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  • Geno isn't attending Sanchez's 'Jets West' camp

    Geno isn't attending Sanchez's 'Jets West' camp

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Jul 11, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) -- A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith will not attend Mark Sanchez's camp for teammates in Southern California this week.
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  • Don’t worry folks, Rob Gronkowski is still as Gronk as ever

    Don’t worry folks, Rob Gronkowski is still as Gronk as ever

    <br /> Rob Gronkowski is still carefree, and maybe even more so these days, he said. Appearing at a book signing for "Growing Up Gronk," the New Engl…
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  • Tim Tebow’s biggest admirer is … Darryl Strawberry?

    Tim Tebow’s biggest admirer is … Darryl Strawberry?

    yahoo.com Jul 11, 2013
    This one is so random it seems like a Mad Libs puzzle. In an interview with USA Today, former major-league star Darryl Strawberry – who was just as well known for his problems off the field as he was his prowess on it – said about New England Patriots q…
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  • Patriots’ Brandon Bolden recovering from sprained ankle

    Patriots’ Brandon Bolden recovering from sprained ankle

    Patriots running back Brandon Bolden is recovering from a sprained ankle that has prevented him from running at all this offseason. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Bolden sprained his ankle in the winter while working out on his own and didn’t run at…
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  • No sign of Geno Smith at Jets West

    No sign of Geno Smith at Jets West

    profootballtalk.com Jul 11, 2013
    Mark Sanchez’s Jets West camp convened again, but apparently without the competition for his starting job. According to Kristian Dyer of Metro New York, rookie quarterback Geno Smith wasn’t there as players were gathering Wednesday night, and none of th…
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  • New York Jets salary cap outlook: David Harris is being paid li…

    New York Jets salary cap outlook: David Harris is being paid like a Top 3 linebacker

    yahoo.com Jul 11, 2013
    The "Shutdown Countdown" is going full steam ahead. In addition to previewing each team, "Shutdown Corner" will be taking a brief look at each team's salary cap situation heading into the 2013 season and beyond. We continue the serie…
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  • Patriots “extremely disappointed” with Dennard’s arrest

    Patriots “extremely disappointed” with Dennard’s arrest

    When Aaron Hernandez was arrested, the Patriots spoke loudly with their actions by cutting him almost immediately. With Alfonzo Dennard’s arrest, the Patriots are taking a more cautious approach. After initially remaining mum on the news that Dennard ha…
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  • Links: Sanchez 'loves being' in New York

    Links: Sanchez 'loves being' in New York

    ESPN.com Jul 11, 2013
    Buffalo Bills While both second-year player T.J. Graham and rookie Marquise Goodwin have similar skills with regard to speed, Graham tells the John Murphy Show that differences exist and hopefully the duo will complement each other in the fall. With so …
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  • “Buying low” blows up again on Patriots

    “Buying low” blows up again on Patriots

    profootballtalk.com Jul 11, 2013
    At some point, the “Patriot Way” gave way to bargain shopping. With coach Bill Belichick unconcerned about job security, he could instead chase his legacy by taking chances on talented players who are available on the cheap, whether in free agency, via …
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jul 11, 2013
    The Bills think they have plentiful options in the passing game. The Dolphins released their training camp schedule. Taking a closer look at what Patriots QB Tim Tebow needs to do to make the roster. The Jets haven’t had a 10-sack season from a player s…
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  • Video - NFL Cold Hard Facts 02:23

    NFL Cold Hard Facts

    Jul 11
    Herm Edwards breaks down his rookies to watch in 2013.
  • Video - Patriots' Offseason Woes Continue 03:11

    Patriots' Offseason Woes Continue

    Jul 11
    Trey Wingo, Adam Schefter and Herm Edwards discuss the arrest of Patriots defensive back Alfonzo Dennard.
  • Video - Does Mark Sanchez give New York Jets best chance to win? 03:30

    Does Mark Sanchez give New York Jets best chance to win?

    Jul 11
    NFL Network's Donovan McNabb says Mark Sanchez's mobility and experience make him the best man for the New York Jets' starting quarterback job.
  • Video - Patriots' problems 02:33

    Patriots' problems

    Jul 11
    How will the New England Patriots be affected by all the offseason turmoil? Shaun O'Hara and Donovan McNabb examined on "NFL Total Access."